The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan

By |2018-04-28T10:19:00-04:00April 28th, 2018|Categories: BookClique, Children's, Fantasy and Sci-Fi, TCPL|

The god Apollo has fallen on hard times. Having angered his father, Zeus, Apollo finds himself cursed to live as a human, teenage boy named Lester. Apollo is pretty sure this is the worst thing that can happen to him...he even has acne! In this second book in the series after The Hidden Oracle, Apollo finds [...]

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Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

By |2018-03-31T10:02:01-04:00March 31st, 2018|Categories: BookClique, Children's, TCPL|

Crow was cast away as a baby, set adrift in a small boat on the sea. She is found by Osh, washed up on a beach at Cuttyhunk Island, Massachusetts. Years later, when she is twelve, a mysterious fire on a neighboring island sets off a chain of events that starts Crow on a journey of [...]

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How to Be a Supervillain by Michael Fry

By |2017-10-23T15:27:45-04:00September 20th, 2017|Categories: BookClique, Children's|

Victor Spoil has one major problem, he’s not bad enough. His parents are supers, supervillains to be exact. The Spoil Sports. Poor Victor has tried being bad: running with scissors (fail! doesn’t everyone wear a helmet?), not eating his peas (fail! just think of all the vitamin k AND fiber), not washing behind his ears (fail! [...]

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Boy X by Dan Smith

By |2017-07-10T21:39:28-04:00May 14th, 2017|Categories: BookClique, Children's, Kids|

Ash McCarthy awakes to bright lights in a strange room hooked up to an IV. As things start coming back to him, he remembers watching his Mother being grabbed and injected with something while the same thing is happening to him. Where’s his Mother now, what is Kronos and why does it need to be resurrected? [...]

The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

By |2017-07-10T21:10:43-04:00May 14th, 2017|Categories: BookClique, Children's, Kids|

Every year, people in a particular village leave a baby in the woods as an offering for the local witch so that she won’t terrorize them. The villagers don’t seem to know that the witch in the woods is kind, and every year, she saves the babies and finds them new homes. The witch, named Xan, [...]

Knights of the Borrowed Dark by Dave Rudden

By |2017-07-10T21:44:01-04:00May 14th, 2017|Categories: BookClique, Children's, Kids|

Denizen Hardwick knows his name and his birthday, but nothing else about his life before coming to live at Crosscaper Orphanage. Just before his thirteenth birthday, Denizen finds out he has an aunt, and he is going to live with her. Denizen is picked up by a mysterious man named Gray, and on the way to [...]

The Poet’s Dog by Patricia MacLachlan

By |2017-07-10T21:51:06-04:00May 14th, 2017|Categories: BookClique, Children's, Kids|

One day, during a terrible snow storm, a family car gets stuck along the side of the road. Nicholas and Flora’s mother leaves them in the car to go find help, and when she doesn’t come back, Nicholas and Flora leave the car to try and find shelter. Max, an Irish Wolfhound, finds them in the [...]

Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo

By |2017-07-10T21:55:37-04:00May 14th, 2017|Categories: BookClique, Children's, Kids|

It is 1975 and Raymie Clarke is determined to learn to twirl a baton so she can win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire competition. If she does, she is sure she will get her picture in the newspaper, where her father will see it. And if he sees it, he will surely come back home [...]

Little Robot & Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke

By |2017-07-10T21:57:20-04:00May 14th, 2017|Categories: BookClique, Children's, Graphic Novel|

I have discovered a treasure, and this type of treasure only gets more valuable with the sharing. What treasure, you ask? Clearly, it is not a winning lottery ticket, because would already be living in Hawaii and I certainly would not share. This treasure is an author and illustrator. His name? Ben Hatke, and he writes [...]

The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

By |2017-07-06T21:19:46-04:00May 14th, 2017|Categories: BookClique, Children's, Fiction, Kids|

One fateful day, a ship is caught in a hurricane and sinks, but not before five boxes are thrown free to float away. Four of the boxes meet an untimely end on the rocky shores of a distant island. The fifth box makes it to shore before it breaks open. The island otters search the box [...]